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Analysis: Elizabeth Warren Throws Down The Gauntlet

Laying the table for the next Democratic debate, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has issued a plan that explains how she would fund what she calls Medicare for All. She had studiously avoided saying whether it would raise taxes for the middle class, and in her proposal, she says (repeatedly) it will not. It will instead be financed by a mix of wealth taxes, employer transfers of money they currently spend on health care and reductions of the many inefficiencies in our current byzantine system — among other initiatives. But now all the candidates need to tell us more of those details about their health care strategies. It’s time for the candidates to stop talking slogans and st...

Read the full post at Syndicate – Kaiser Health News
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